Equine Internal Medicine : Self-Assessment Color Review by Tim S. Mair, Thomas J. Divers

By Tim S. Mair, Thomas J. Divers

Written through well-respected specialists from the united kingdom and united states, Equine inner drugs: Self-Assessment colour evaluate moment Edition offers greater than 2 hundred fascinating and demanding circumstances encountered in equine perform, whole with images, imaging, or endoscopy findings; blood or fluid smears; different ancillary checks; and, every now and then, pathologic findings. thoroughly revised and up to date, this new version of a bestseller includes fullyyt new situations, awarded in random order, simply as they'd in perform.

The instances are formatted as self-assessment difficulties comprising built-in questions, illustrations, and specified reasons designed to coach in addition to to supply solutions. The authors comprise pertinent questions with each one case to lead you thru the case workup and coverings with in-depth solutions for every case within the moment half the e-book. they supply a brief record of pertinent references after such a lot situations.

Coverage contains neurology, cardiology, breathing ailment, gastroenterology, urology, infectious ailments, parasitology, hematology, oncology, endocrinology, replica, dermatology, ophthalmology, immunology, and musculoskeletal problems, in foals and grownup horses. no matter if getting ready for checks or carrying on with your specialist improvement, this ebook supplies an organization starting place in easy methods to verify, diagnose, and deal with a wide selection of cases.

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The legs and ventral abdomen had pitting and painful edema. 2). There was no evidence of petechiation on the mucous membranes and no recent history of drug administration or infectious disease exposure. 1 What generalized type of disease does this horse have? 2 What are the differential diagnoses for this type of disorder? indb 18 5/28/15 12:10 PM Questions 3 4 5 6 What tests could be run to confirm the diagnosis and identify initiating antigens? What treatments should be recommended? What is the primary concern with the drug administered in this case?

2 What additional diagnostic procedures should be performed? 5 mg/kg IV q 12 h) for 1 day as symptomatic treatment of the fever. After 36 hours, the fever and tachycardia persisted. In the absence of clinical or laboratory findings supportive of a bacterial infection, an immune-mediated or viral myositis/myocarditis became the tentative diagnosis and the horse was given 20 mg dexamethasone IV. The horse became afebrile within 12 hours of the dexamethasone, but the tachycardia persisted (52– 56 bpm) and the horse experienced an episode of significant tachycardia (>180 bpm) with some distress and jugular pulses within 1 hour of the dexamethasone injection.

4 CASE 35 A 17-year-old pony used as a show jumper developed an upper respiratory flutter during exercise for 6 months prior to presentation. 1). 2). The pony was otherwise healthy based on clinical examination. 2 What would be the next diagnostic procedure? What is the likely cause of the black nasal discharge? What are the treatment options? What is the most common anatomic site for this condition? indb 33 5/28/15 12:11 PM Questions CASE 36 A 22-year-old mixed breed mare was found in the field with food contents in both nares.

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